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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. BigchainDB vs. dBASE

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score1.47
Rank#130  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score14.66
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperBaseX GmbHAsthon Tate
Initial release200720161979
Current release9.2.3, July 2019dBASE PLUS 11, December 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaPython
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersyes infovia eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyesAccess rights for users and roles

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